Summer months mean longer days, warmer weather and, hopefully, happy faces. As Dennis Bromage explains, if we are happy at the time of image capture, then our pictures have a happy, upbeat character
As I write this it feels like summer is finally arriving in North Yorkshire. After a long winter and slow spring the bluebells are in flower and the leaves are unfurling in the trees, breathing refreshing life and colour into a landscape that has felt dead and grey for far too long this year.
I know summer is the least favourite season of many photographers, and it certainly has its frustrations, but I have to admit I love it. You can’t beat long, warm summer evenings spent wandering around in the hills or down on the beach – be it with the camera or the dog – or, as in my case, doing a spot of fishing. The extra hours of daylight mean that even after a long day at work you still have time to get out and enjoy some fresh air, and that has to be good for the soul. Finally seeing and feeling a bit of warm sunshine on the skin is also a refreshing change after a long cold winter. There is something about …
Read this and many more articles in High Definition inside Issue 53 of Landscape Photography Magazine.